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CRESCO - Supt. Ted Ihns gave an update on the first five weeks of school at the Sept. 21 Howard-Winneshiek CSD meeting. At the time, he stated there had been one positive case of COVID-19 at the elementary, one at the high school and one athletic coach. (As of Oct. 1, the numbers were unchanged,...
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) updated COVID-19 antigen test results reported on coronavirus.iowa.gov to include nearly 27,000 tests from long-term care facilities now conducting surveillance testing as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  On...
DES MOINES - The Iowa Department of Public Health notified local public health departments that it is making a change to the Iowa quarantine recommendations for people that have been exposed to a positive case of COVID-19, and Howard County Public Health is implemented this change, effective Sept....
CRESCO - Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC) announced their collaboration with oncology specialists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Chicago in Zion, IL on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.  This alliance will offer advanced oncology care to area residents. Patients will receive...
HOWARD COUNTY - One of the main issues on the Howard-Winneshiek CSD’s Board of Education regular meeting was whether to mandate wearing a mask or not. Since the beginning of the school year, the district left it up to the students and their families.  After over an hour of discussion from...
At the Sunday evening, Sept. 20, Homecoming coronation ceremony, Morgan Moser was crowned Queen, and Reid Wiley was crowned King. The Powder Puff 
LIME SPRINGS - Howard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a stabbing at KCD’s Bar & Grill in Lime Springs at 11:49 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Upon arrival, deputies determined that a 34-year-old male from Lime Springs had been cut on the upper arm. He was later treated and released from...
ELMA - On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at 3:47 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s office received numerous calls about a female that had been stabbed in a vehicle on Busti Ave. in Elma, Iowa. There was a dispute between a man and woman. An unnamed 29-year-old woman from New Jersey was cut on the finger...
CRESCO - (As of Sept. 14 at 8 a.m.) As the summer season comes to an end and flu season approaches, we must remember COVID-19 remains in our community. We have seen the greatest amount of virus activity in Howard County in the past 5 weeks than in any other previous month. That means we must...
CRESCO - There are some new and fun events being held during Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest due to social distancing and mask-wearing recommendations. But there are also some old favorites. City-Wide Garage Sales Taking place from Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 17-19 is the popular City-Wide Garage Sales...

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